2023 Programme

08:00

Arrival, Coffee, Exhibition

08:45

Plenary 1 “CCUS - an essential pillar in Europe’s decarbonisation strategy”

Chairs Opening remarks:

  • Ruth Herbert, CEO, CCSA
  • Sir David King, Chair, Climate Advisory Group
  • Senior Government Official (invited)

09:30

Plenary 2 “Accelerating CCUS Deployment in the UK”

Chair: Jonathan Briggs, CCSA Chair

Speakers:

  • Erik Oswald, Global VP Advocacy & Policy Development, Low Carbon Solutions, Exxon Mobil
  • Catherine Raw, MD, SSE Thermal
  • Dan Sadler, Vice President, UK Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor
  • Chris Daykin, General Manager, NEP 
  • Paro Konar, Director, Hydrogen and Industrial Carbon Capture Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

10:30

Break & Exhibition

11:00

Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1

“How can industrial sites plan for carbon capture?” 

Chair: Stephen Sheal, Director Government Affairs and Policy, Net Zero Technology Centre

Panel:

  • Suzie Ferguson, Lead Consultant, Wood
  • Simon Willis, CEO, Heidelberg Materials
  • Mike Maudsley, CEO, Enfinium
  • Anne van Ysendyk, Head of Environment & Government, ArcelorMittal

Breakout 2

“What is the UK Government’s plan for further CCUS deployment?”

Chair: Oly Moir, Partner, Infrastructure and Energy, Slaughter and May

Panel:

  • Matt Taylor, Deputy Director, Department for Energy, Security Net Zero
  • Dr Bryony Livesey, Director, Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge, UKRI
  • John Egan, Programme Director, Peak Cluster
  • Ben Burggraaf, Chief Executive Officer, Net Zero Industry Wales
  • Anne-Marie Mountifield, Solent Cluster

Breakout 3

“What’s next for CO2 utilisation?”

Chair: Beena Sharma, CCU International

Panel:

  • Noaman Al Adhami, Country Head, Alfanar
  • Dr Paula Carey, Chief Scientific Officer, Carbon8
  • Nima Roohpour, Reckitt

12:00

Lunch & Exhibition

13:15

Plenary 3 “Delivering a consistent policy framework for carbon removal solutions”

Chair: Dr Gabrielle Walker, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist at CUR8 and Co-Founder of Rethinking Removals

Speakers:

  • Eve Tamme, Chair, Zero Emissions Platform
  • Amy Ruddock, VP Europe & Middle East Carbon Engineering
  • Andrea Klaric, Policy Officer for Carbon Removal, European Commission

14:25

Plenary 4 “Comparing incentives in key CCUS regions”

Chair: David Phillips, Head of Capital Markets & New Market Strategy, Aker Carbon Capture

Speakers:

  • Noah Deich, Deputy Assistant Secretary, FECM
  • Rachel Solomon Williams, Executive Director, Aldersgate Group
  • Emily Sidhu, Director, Banking and Investments, UKIB
  • Steve Milward, Senior Vice President Engineering and Operations, 8 Rivers Capital
  • Steven Pugh, Managing Director – Infrastructure, Federated Hermes

15:25

Break & Exhibition

15:45

Breakout Sessions

Breakout 4

How to build public support for the net zero journey?

Chair: James Murray, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Business Green and Net Zero Festival

Panel:

  • Sarah Gasda, Research Director and Chief Scientist in Computational Geoscience, NORCE
  • Roz Bulleid, Research Director, Green Alliance
  • Chris Littlecott, Associate Director, Fossil Fuel Transition, E3G

Breakout 5

Is there sufficient CO2 storage across Europe to meet climate targets?

Chair: Nicola Clay, Head of New Ventures, Crown Estate

Panel:

  • Dr Nick Richardson, Head of Exploration & New Ventures, North Sea Transition Authority
  • Rebecca Tremain, Head of UK Government Affairs, CATF

Breakout 6

Dispatchable power with CCS in the GB Electricity System

Chair: Chair: Caroline Metcalf, Senior Business Development Manager & Project Implementation Strategist for Energy Transition, Bechtel

  • Leo Papanikolaou, Head of Bespoke & New Schemes, Low Carbon Contracts Company
  • Ben Willis, RWE
  • Ian Hunter, Managing Director, Net Zero Teesside Power
  • Ben Smith, Acting Deputy Director Power CCUS, Department of Energy Security and Net Zero
  • John Waldron, Head of Policy Development – Power CCUS, CCUS Directorate, Department of Energy Security and Net Zero

16:40

Breakout Sessions

Breakout 7

Workshop on skills & young people

Chair: Francesca Bell, CCUS Kickstarters

Panel:

  • Professor Kirstie Simpson, Chester University
  • Chris Rowell, Head of Net Zero, Tees Valley Combined Authority
  • Katie Hedges, Director of Membership & Low Carbon Strategy, CATCH UK

Breakout 8

CCUS as a driver of the low-carbon products market and other export opportunities

Chair: Rebecca Bell, Research and Projects Manager, CCSA

Panel:

  • Stephen Cornell, CCUS Advisor, DBT
  • Dr Chris Mason Whitton, CEO, Progressive Energy
  • Chris Gilbert, Technical Manager and UK Decarbonisation Lead, Phillips 66

Breakout 9

Teach-in on storage appraisal and monitoring

Chair: Nick Terrell, Industry Chair, Subsurface Taskforce

Panel:

  • Dr Maxine Akhurst, Principal Geologist, BGS
  • Elaine Campbell, Technical Manager Carbon Storage, Storegga

17:30

Drinks Reception

19:00

Dinner

08:00

Sponsors Breakfast Roundtables

08:00

Arrival, Coffee, Exhibition

09:00

Plenary 1 “The role of CCUS in delivering the net zero global transition”

Opening of Day 2 – welcome and introductions:

Chair: Olivia Powis, UK Director, CCSA

Speakers:

  • Professor Piers Forster, Interim Chair, Climate Change Committee
  • Jarad Daniels, CEO, GCCSI

09:30

Plenary 2 “Creating a European market for CCUS”

Chair: Joop Hazenberg, EU Director, CCSA

Speakers:

  • Professor Myles Allen, Oxford University
  • Christophe Malaurie, SVP Decarbonization Solutions, Technip Energies
  • Maria Velkova, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission DG Climate Action
  • Al Tucker, General Manager, CCS Europe, Shell

10:30

Break & Exhibition

11:00

Plenary 3 “How to deliver the High Value CCUS Supply Chain Opportunities?”.

Chair: Sylvia Buchan, Energy Supply Chain Manager, NorthSea Transition Authority

Panel:

  • Joanne Leng MBE, Chief Executive, NOF
  • David Walker, Project Manager, Progressive Energy
  • John McColl, Operations Director, Scotland, Worley

12:00

Lunch & Exhibition

13:15

Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1

“Spotlight on CCUS in North Sea Basin Countries”

Chair: Winston Beck, Head of Government Affairs, Heidelberg Materials

Panel:

  • Stig Svenningson, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Norwegian Government
  • Katrine Thomsen, Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities
  • Hugo Dijkgraaf, CTO, Wintershall Dea
  • Bram Onck, Advisor Business Development, CCUS, Gasunie

Breakout 2

"CCUS Developments in Asia and Middle East"

Chair: Aniruddha Sharma, Chair and CEO, Carbon Clean

Panel:

  • Yoichi Noborisaka, General Manager, Infrastructure Project Unit, Marubeni Europe plc
  • Norain Bt Md Salleh EVP, General Manager Carbon Capture Storage, Petronas
  • Juho Lipponen, Co-Ordinator, Clean Energy Ministerial CCUS Initiative

Breakout 3

“Spotlight on permitting of carbon capture”  

Chair: Chris Hazell-Marshall Associate Technical Partner, Air Quality, ERM

Panel:

  • Dr Richard Lowe, Director, Energy Consenting & Development, ARUP
  • Mark Ellis-Jones, Manager, Climate Change & Energy, Environment agency
  • Jennifer Stringer, Technical Director, RPS Consulting UK & Ireland

14:25

Breakout Sessions

Breakout 4

“How can CCS-enabled hydrogen speed up delivery of net zero?” 

Chair: Dr Prem Mahi, Technical Excellence Director – Energy, Mott MacDonald

Panel:

  • Joseph Seifert, CEO, EET Hydrogen
  • Guy Appleton, Managing  Director, New Energies, Kellas Midstream
  • Celia Greaves, CEO, UK HFCA

Breakout 5

"Increasing connectivity between projects and regions"

Chair: Paul Davies, Director, 7CO2 Cluster

Panel:

  • Joanna Campbell, Assistant Director, National Infrastructure Commission
  • Ayan Bhattacharji, Business Development Manager, Interconnector
  • Neil McCulloch, CEO, Spirit Energy
  • Gordon Hutcheson, Deputy Director - Low Carbon RAB, OFGEM
  • Ralph Windeatt, Group Head of Business Development, Associated British Ports

Breakout 6

"Innovations in Carbon Capture Technologies"

Chair: Niall MacDowell, Imperial College

Panel:

  • Tom White, CEO, C-Capture
  • Andrew Corner, Managing Director, Cool Planet Technologies
  • Travis Brookson, Strategic Account Manager, Svante
  • Dr Conor Hamill, Co-CEO, Nuada

15:25

Break & Exhibition

15:45

Closing Plenary

Chair: Ruth Herbert, CEO, CCSA

Speakers:

  • Michael Foley, UK Low Carbon Solutions Executive, ExxonMobil
  • Hannah Bronwin, Director of Business Development, SSE Thermal
  • Dan Sadler, Vice President, UK Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor
  • Ben Kek, Business Development Manager & Deputy General Manager, Northern Endurance Partnership

Registration opening soon

The conference will be held 15 - 16 October 2024 at Central Hall Westminster, London.

Preferential rates for CCSA members are available.